SELECTION: Seedling selection WEB 135, raised in 1934 from Canterbury Golding crossed with a male seedling from Brewer's Gold. Canterbury Golding is an old English variety identical to East Kent Golding.

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: 1upulus

CULTIVAR: Northern Brewer

PEDIGREE: Canterbury Holding x male OB21; OB21: a seedling.raised in 1934 by Prof.Salmon at Wye College from a cross: Brewer's Gold (l9001) x American Male OYl

PRIMARY SITE: USDA World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm

ORIGIN: Seedling selection made by E. S. Salmon, Wye College, England

DATE RECEIVED: Spring 1964

METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes, from Dr. R. A. Neve , Wye College, England. Received under PI No. 302781.

AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial variety.

REFERENCES: Salmon, E. S. Four seedling of the Canterbury Golding. Leaflet, Wye College, England. 8 pp. 1944.

Burgess, A. H. Hops. Interscience Publishers, New York, 1964. p. 46.


LEAF COLOR: Medium to dark green

SEX: Female

DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately resistant

Verticillium wilt:resistant

Viruses: infected with all five major hop viruses

VIGOR: Poor to moderate

YIELD: Low, 800 1200 1bs/acre

SIDE ARM LENGTH:12 20 inches

ALPHA ACIDS: 9.5% (ten year range: 7.0 to 12.1%)

BETA ACIDS: 4.0% (ten year range: 2.2 to 5.3%)



OIL: 1.61 ml/100 9 (10 year range: 0.77 to 2.56)

MAJOR TRAITS: Moderately high alpha acids content. Pleasant aroma. Resistant to Verticillium wilt, susceptible to powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca humuli).

OTHER INFORMATION: Not grown commercially in the U.S. because of low yields. Major hop variety in Europe, particularly West Germany and Belgium because of Verticillium resistance. Canterbury Golding is identical to East.Kent Golding. It was selected from Canterbury Whitebine by Mr. Golding of Malling shortly before 1790 (Ref. Burgess, 1964; page 42). Virtually identical to USDA 21093 except for higher virus content, esp. Prunus necrotic ringspot virus and apple mosaic virus.